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prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
wizardry - sorcery; magic